The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Sparrow [als Spars] Cottages  Hadlow Down Road    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 318; p. 319

Historical records

1327Subsidy/tax list0s 9dJohn SpareweSparewe, Village of Retherfeld, Hundred of RetherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

1332Subsidy/tax list1s 2 1/2dJohn SpareweSparewe, Village of Rutherfeld, Hundred of RutherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

c 1795South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamSparrows Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Adams, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Adams, farm labourerSparrows1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriett Adams, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexHarriet Adams [Hemsley]
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Adams, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexGeorge Edwin Adams

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Adams, farm labourerSpars Cottage1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWife; occupation: farm labourerHarriet Adams [Hemsley]
30th Mar 1851CensusSonGeorge Edwin Adams
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarJames Adams
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarJohn Adams

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Blackford, M, Head, married, age 50, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Blackford, farm labourerSparrows1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusElizabeth Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Burwash, SussexElizabeth Blackford
7th Apr 1861CensusNeri Blackford, M, Son, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerNeri Blackford
7th Apr 1861CensusEliza Blackford, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantEliza Blackford
7th Apr 1861CensusFrances Blackford, F, Daughter, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrances Blackford
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Blackford, F, Daughter, age 3, born Buxted, SussexMary Blackford

c 1875Walsh Wood & Leggs Farm, South of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySpars Cottage

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Page Mitchell, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourerJames Page MitchellSparrows1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusRuth Mitchell, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation HousekeeperRuth Page Mitchell
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarAlbert Luther Benjamin Page Mitchell
3rd Apr 1881CensusLois Mitchell, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarLois Naomi Kate Page Mitchell
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarThomas George Page Mitchell
3rd Apr 1881CensusEbenezer Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 4, born MayfieldEbenezer Henry Page Mitchell

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Booker, M, Head, married, age 32, born Buxted, Sussex, occupation: blacksmithJohn Booker, blacksmithSparrows1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMargaret Booker, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Rotherfield, SussexMargaret Booker
5th Apr 1891CensusFred Booker, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexFred Booker
5th Apr 1891CensusJabez Booker, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexJabez Booker
5th Apr 1891CensusHarry Avis, M, Apprentice, single, age 17, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith's apprenticeHarry Avis

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Constable, M, Head, married, age 28, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Constable, farm labourerSpars Cottage, Inchreed, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusLaura Constable, F, Wife, married 5 years, age 27, born Ringmer, SussexLaura Constable
2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Constable, M, Son, age 3, born Hartfield, SussexGeorge Constable
2nd Apr 1911CensusOlive Constable, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hartfield, SussexOlive Constable
2nd Apr 1911CensusLuther Constable, M, Son, age 3 months, born Crowborough, SussexLuther Constable

The Weald is at  Database version 12.4 which has ongoing updates to the 379,932 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 244 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
ODNB  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Ancestry  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

Top
of the
page